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How Lead Went from Household Staple to Dangerous Toxin

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Title:

How Lead Went from Household Staple to Dangerous Toxin

URL:

https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/9233db95-5f7d-4621-a319-e5bf4b442136/how-lead-went-from-household-staple-to-dangerous-toxin/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Learn why lead exposure is still a concern throughout the country with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from October 12, 2016.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.2) Explain how communities can affect personal health practices and behaviors.

Examples: public policies regarding water pollution, air quality, tobacco use

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.8.2) Work collaboratively to advocate for healthy individuals, families, and schools.

Examples: designing healthy recipes, supporting the school wellness policy, school newscasts, school newsletters

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.1.1) Predict how health literacy and behaviors can affect health status.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.8.1) Utilize accurate peer and societal norms to formulate a health enhancing message.

Example: using data on local health issues to develop a positive message concerning a topic

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.8.3) Work cooperatively as an advocate for improving personal and community health.

Examples: student-led events, community fundraisers, national events, signing a pledge to abstain from alcohol

Tags: community health, household poisons, lead, personal health, toxins
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Comments

This video has student hand-outs available. A background reading passage is included as well as a student viewing guide to accompany the video.

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Author: Michelle Frye